Kettle Moraine State Forest – Southern Unit

The hills and valleys of Wisconsin's Kettle Moraine South have a great variety of natural habitats, plants and animals, including many rare species.


About Kettle Moraine State Forest – Southern Unit

More than 22,000 acres of glacial hills, kettles, lakes, prairie restoration sites, pine woods and hardwood forests can be found in the Southern Unit of Kettle Moraine State Forest, making this a popular area for a wide variety of visitors.
Hikers can enjoy miles and miles of rolling hills through pine plantations, prairies and southern hardwood forests. Trail maps help to prepare you for the distances you will encounter and the natural areas that will surround you when you hike. Hiking is available on the Scuppernong, Emma Carlin, John Muir and Nordic trails, as well as the Ice Age National Scenic Trail. There are also several shorter self-guided nature trails.
Explore the 30 miles of Ice Age Trail that goes from the southernmost end to the northernmost point of the Kettle Moraine State Forest-Southern Unit. It’s part of the Ice Age National Scenic Trail that eventually will go 1000 miles through some of Wisconsin’s most scenic areas.

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